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[SOLVED] HP officejet 6500 problem
« on: August 29, 2014, 12:30:28 AM »
 

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The printer worked from startup but it does not function properly. When I look at the printer properties I get a very shortened menu that reflects none of the extensive properties for this printer. I tried re-installing all the drivers from the software centre but there was no change:

This is a screen shot as it is now:



Cannot get one as it was before but there were many more than 20 different settings, including a fast ink-saving option.

Any ideas please?

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Re: HP officejet 6500 problem
« Reply #1 on: August 29, 2014, 04:23:04 AM »
 

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Remove the printer from Menu, System, Printers. Reboot. Then open a terminal and do:

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sudo apt-get install hplip-gui
Add and configure the printer from there via Menu.
 

Re: HP officejet 6500 problem
« Reply #2 on: August 29, 2014, 09:32:38 AM »
 

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Good one!

TYVM, Valtam :)

I love Linux Lite, I hope PayPal gets my money back from a lousy vendor tomorrow so that i can donate a little something to this great system.

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Alex

 

Re: HP officejet 6500 problem
« Reply #3 on: August 29, 2014, 09:49:03 AM »
 

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The result was even better than i first thought. It's a printer/scanner, but I could never get the scanner to work in Win XP...now everything works!

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Re: HP officejet 6500 problem
« Reply #4 on: August 29, 2014, 04:26:31 PM »
 

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You're very welcome, enjoy :) I always recommend HP printers to people, they have by far the best linux support.
 


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